Computer Buying for the Disabled

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The use of the computer is everywhere. Especially since the many different advancements we have had this decade. Anyone can buy one for such a low price that people have started to buy and resell them because of this. Being wheelchair bound is not a problem when it comes to using a computer. You also do not need a desktop, since you can use a laptop and carry it everywhere you go. We have gotten so advanced that our smartphones are often considered to be pocket computers. Not all smartphones are created equal though because some have more power than others. In this article, we will go over some ways you can purchase a computer if you do not have one already. Also, why you should own a computer or a laptop at least.

 

Buying a Computer

If you do not have a computer by now then you should consider buying one. The benefits far outweigh the negatives. You can start by considering the amount of power you want on your computer. Computers come in a variety of power and screen resolution. This guide will go more in depth in regards to buying the perfect PC suited to your needs. If you do not like to read you can always take recommendations from your friends or family members. There is always the option of watching YouTube video reviews that you can watch. Just search up the computers you are heavily considering and compare each one till you find a winner.

If you do not want to buy a new computer, used computers might be a little risky if you choose to buy one from someone you do not know. For istance, they can lie about the specs of the computer if they realize you do not know much about the computer world. A good idea is asking a friend that is knowledgeable and seek their advice since they know what they are talking about. Of course, buying from a retailer in the used section is your best bet if you choose to go the route of buying a used computer.

              What Else Might be Needed?
If you buy a desktop computer, of course, you will need a desk to go along with it. There are many companies that make disabled friendly desks. Click here to view a few examples of what one of these desks would look like. You can get creative and buy a regular desk and make your own wheelchair friendly desk with a few materials.

Once you take care of that, you will need to start thinking of different software you might need or want. The software can get expensive but luckily they have free trials, so you can see if you do want to purchase the license for the program. Laptop or desktop accessories will come in handy as well. The accessory world is very huge and you can find almost anything you need. Amazon is a huge website that houses all these different gadgets you can buy for your new computer. The good thing about Amazon is that most of the gadgets do not run you over $100 and in most cases run you less than $50.

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